Tag: punk

Savages | El Rey Theatre | July 23, 2013

I wanted to catch Savages‘ set at Coachella in 2013. From what little I knew about them at the time, they were an all-female, loud, punk band based out of the United Kingdom. They didn’t have a lot of music out, but from what I was able to hear and watch online, they definitely piqued my curiosity. As fate would have it, I wasn’t able to get … Read More Savages | El Rey Theatre | July 23, 2013

Coachella 2013 | April 12-14 | Friday

      This is a three part blog entry. The link to the following day is at the bottom of the page.Oh, Coachella, how I’ve missed you. Though many expressed dissatisfaction with the line-up, I was ecstatic. In fact, I had circled more bands on the schedule than I could have possibly seen, so I was actually setting myself up with being disappointed … Read More Coachella 2013 | April 12-14 | Friday

Dave Grohl South By Southwest (SXSW) 2013 Keynote Speech

Dave Grohl delivers a terrific keynote speech at South By Southwest that any musician, or fan of music, will appreciate. He speaks about his history in the music business, what music is all about, and how people these days perceive music. It made me question some of my musical prejudices. Dave Grohl rocks, and so does his speech.

Social Distortion at the House of Blues (Sunset) 01/26/13

Social Distortion sold out over 25 shows for a residency of various Southwest House of Blues (“HOB”) venues.  Their shows at the HOB Sunset location sold out almost a quickly as they went on sale.  I remember when those tickets went on sale … and I remember when I called in to find out that those tickets had sole out…  Thankfully, Social Distortion and … Read More Social Distortion at the House of Blues (Sunset) 01/26/13

A Year of Concerts: 2012, 24 Concerts, 1 Favorite

In 2012, I was blessed to have been able to attend 24 concerts.  This being the inaugural post of my blog, I thought it may be a good way to kick things off if I listed each of the concerts in the order that I enjoyed them (starting with the least favorite, and ending with my favorite), with a line or two of my … Read More A Year of Concerts: 2012, 24 Concerts, 1 Favorite